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Vivian Powell

Operations Manager

Making a great region even better.

The Research Triangle Regional Partnership is an association of area economic development agencies dedicated to keeping the Research Triangle Region economically strong by collectively marketing the region’s competitive advantages and providing support to and facilitating collaboration among its member institutions and a wide range of partners. 

Programs and Initiatives

RTRP leads development of the regional economic-development strategy to promote economic and job growth in the Research Triangle Region.


RTRP’s board of directors comprises representatives from each of the counties and The Research Triangle Park. The board advises and oversees RTRP initiatives. An Economic Development Advisory Committee of county economic developers and partners meet monthly to plan and implement strategic marketing efforts.